Cast iron milepost, painted white with black lettering. The rounded top has 'LONDON / 139 / MILES' inscribed on it. One side of the body of the milepost is inscribed 'DUFFIELD 8½ / DERBY 13 / MILES', and below this 'J. HARRISON / DERBY'. The other side has 'NEWHAVEN 9 / BUXTON 20 / MANCHEStr 44 / MILES'. (1)
One of a near complete series between Duffield and Wirksworth on the old Derby-Manchester road. (2)
Index: Higgins, J (The Milestone Society). County Milestone Survey. DY/WIR/06.
Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales.
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SK 2868 5402 (point)
WIRKSWORTH, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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